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The planchette started to move on the board. Darla called out the letters as Esmerelda paused. Her arms felt loose and unresponsive under my hand. I would have sworn she wasn’t moving at all, yet I watched the letters being chosen. One by one.   Title: A Deadly Brew  Author:  Lynn Cahoon Publisher: Lyrical Press, September 04, 2018 …

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I scanned the trees with my flashlight. “I think we’ve found our—Freddie? Where did you go?” I spun my flashlight around only to have it land on him perched atop a boulder at the side of the trail. “What are you doing? Get down from there.”   Title: Haunted Hayride with Murder Author: Auralee Wallace Publisher: St. …

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  Diana Cowper had planned her own funeral and she was going to need it. She was murdered about six hours later that same day.   Title: The Word is Murder Author:  Anthony Horowitz Publisher: Century, August 24, 2017 Format/Source: Hardcover, Bookstore ISBN:  9781780896847      After reading Magpie Murders, I had very high hopes for this novel. Perhaps a teensy bit …

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I replaced the cover and was about to press it back into a locked position when I heard what I thought were footsteps, the scuff of shoes on gravel. I cocked my head toward the sidewall, trying to listen. Was someone out there?    Title: Even If It Kills Her Author:  Kate White Publisher: Harper Paperbacks, October 31, 2017 Format/Source: ebook, …

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Fiona walked slowly into the middle of the room. The hair on the back of her neck felt cold. Suddenly she didn’t want to take pictures. She didn’t want to be here at all anymore.    Title: The Broken Girls Author:  Simone St. James Publisher: Berkley, March 20, 2018 Format/Source: Hardcover, Bookstore ISBN:  9780451476203      Idlewild Hall, …

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  That darling old lady next door tenderly spraying her roses…has she just sponged blood from the badly beaten bullet-blasted body of her boarder?     Title:  45 Murderers  Author:  Craig Rice Publisher: Graphic Publishing Company, Inc, 1954   Prolific writer Craig Rice takes a break from writing mystery fiction to report on true crimes in America (up …

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